Time is running out to register to vote in the District and Parish elections on 2nd May 2019 – if you aren’t registered you will not be able to vote. Registering to vote is quick and easy to do. All you need is to fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details on the Register to Vote website. You would also need your national insurance (NI) number which can be […]
Conservative Marc Jones has been named as Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire. He beat UKIP’s Victoria Ayling to the position – but needed a second preference count do so when votes were totalled in Lincoln today (Friday). Mr Jones received 39,441 first preference votes and Ms Ayling 28,583. However, the election results dictate that on first preference, the winner needs 50 per cent of the vote, plus one more vote. Ms Ayling received 8,837 […]
Local residents are being reminded to use their vote in the inaugural Police and Crime Commissioner Election next week. The election, which is the first of its’ type in the country, is taking place on Thursday 15 November. Polling cards have been distributed to voters. Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on polling day. If you have a postal votes and have missed the postal collection, postal votes can be dropped off […]
In the coming weeks people living in East Lindsey who have received a postal, proxy or postal proxy vote since January 2007, will be required to provide a fresh specimen signature. East Lindsey District Council will be writing to all those people concerned and is urging them to ensure they respond within six weeks. Providing a new specimen signature is a legal requirement and if the Council doesn’t receive one within the six weeks the existing […]
Residents are still waiting to find out who their councillors are after a delay in the AV referendum count in East Lindsey. Nigel Howells, the returning officer for East Lindsey, announced at 4am this morning that there had been a delay in thousands of AV votes and that the council counts had not yet begun. Mr Howells said: “The verification office in Kettering, which signs the declaration for the referendum, has shut and so I […]
Local elections and an electoral reform referendum are due to take place on 5 May this year and the Polling Station for Great Steeping has been moved from the Methodist Church Hall to the Primary School. All other local Polling Stations are unaffected. East Lindsey District Council have confirmed that Polling Cards have now been sent to all registered electors and they will be delivered shortly by Royal Mail. Some people may have them already.